Sweet AESS: Brace yourself for a new and steely design era

Sweet AESS: Brace yourself for a new and steely design era
architecturally exposed structural steelwork nz

Architecturally Exposed Structural Steelwork (AESS) may have experienced a rise in global popularity globally in recent years, but local uptake has been slower off the mark.

Canadians Terri Meyer Boake and Sylvie Boulanger, experts in the field, are in New Zealand next month to present three seminars on AESS and run through a a new guide for standards in New Zealand.

Steel Construction New Zealand is behind the Australia/New Zealand Guide for Specifying Architecturally Exposed Structural Steel. The original AESS guide was launched in Canada in 2011 and the documents have been specifically designed to improve communication between architect, engineer and fabricator.

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